- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Opera
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
British singer made famous by her role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera." Married to Webber at the time of the award-winning play's debut, Brightman followed with a series of concert performances. Her crystal clear voice, multi-lingual singing, and emphasis on beautiful costumes and ethereal visual effects have become her trademark.
Sarah was born the oldest of six children and began dancing at age 3. She made her theatrical debut at age 14 in 1973 and, in 1976,, joined a dance group. At age 18, in 1979, she married Andrew Graham-Stewart, producer. In 1980, she auditioned for a role in the Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster, "Cats, the Musical" and was awarded the part of Jemima. The following year, in 1981, she opened at the "Cats" premiere in London (May 11, 1981),, all the wile relapsing singles records. In 1983, she divorced Graham-Stewart and on March 22 that year married Lloyd Webber. In October 1986, she appeared in the role of Christine for the opening of "Phantom of the Opera" in London. Webber had created the role for her. She released her first solo album in 1989. In 1990, just after she released her second solo album, she divorced Lloyd Webber, although they remain friends and business associates.